William Webster Donald

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Dundee
  • Service no: S/17445
  • Rank: Private
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Seaforth Highlanders
  • Unit/Ship: 8th Battalion
  • Place of Death: Belgium
  • Age at Death: 19
  • Date of Death: 22.08.1917
  • Burial Country: Belgium
  • Cemetery: Tyne Cot Memorial
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: Panel 132 to 135 & 162A

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Broughty Ferry
  • Address: 2 Victoria Cres, Dundee
  • Occupation:
  • Mother:

    Ethel Gertrude Donald, 2 Victoria Cres, Dundee

  • Father:

    David Donald, 2 Victoria Cres, Dundee

  • Siblings:
  • Spouse:
  • Children:

More about William Webster Donald

William has no known grave but is remembered on the Tyne Cot Memorial. He was the son of Mr & Mrs D. Donald, 2 Victoria Crescent, Dundee.

William Webster Donald   S/17445   Seaforth Highlanders

DONALD___Previously reported missing on 22nd August 1917, now officially reported killed in action.  Pte. William Webster Donald, Seaforth Highlanders, dearly loved son of the late David Donald and Mrs Donald, 2 Victoria Crescent, Dundee, in his 20th year.

Dundee People’s Journal 10th August 1918

Additional information kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

Can you tell us more about William Webster Donald? Some additional facts, a small story handed down through the family or perhaps a picture or an heirloom you can share online. Contact our curator...

THANK YOU for your interest in helping the Great War Dundee project. Please complete the short form below and a curator will contact you in the next few days.

    I am writing to: